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The IOBA Standard is the journal of the Independent Online Booksellers Association and covers the book world, with a special focus on the online used, out-of-print, and collectible bookselling markets.


Summer 2003 (Vol. IV, No. 2)

Table of Contents

  • From the editor

  • ISBN Lookup – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  • Different Times, Different Climes, Different Crimes!

  • BookWriter Web for HomeBase Interview with Tom Sawyer

  • Anti-War Book Collecting

  • The myth of the book

  • On Collecting (and selling) Books on Bullfighting

  • Booksellers, the First Amendment and Customer Privacy

  • Closing one store, opening another

  • Early Dressage Literature to 1800

  • Patriot Act

  • George Alfred Henty, 1832 – 1902, History Teacher?

  • Neglected Americana: The Woman’s Rights Movement

  • How, when and why to write a press release and what to expect if you do

  • Rest Breaks, Exercises Prevent Computer Ailments

  • Mission Hills, CA Paperback Show Continues To Grow

  • IOBA Q & A Column

  • The Arizona Book Festival – April 5th, 2003

  • Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL Antiquarian Book Fair

  • The Neutrino Effect by Michael E. Kirshteyn

  • The Carriage House Antiquarian Book Fair, New York City

  • Jury Renders Favorable Verdict On Left Coast Crime Convention

  • Was Sirhan Sirhan a Programmed Assassin?

  • Is Reading Dead? Not for 150,000 Who Thronged the L.A. Times Festival of Books!

  • Out-of-Print & Antiquarian Book Market Seminar

  • Jack Jacobs and the Doomsday Time Machine

  • Extra services propel

  • Book dealer software – a progress report from ammonet.

  • The Announcement

  • Remembering Alyce Cresap

  • now offers three free months

  • Hard copy publications still have a niche



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